The Previously Ignored Summer Reading List

Everything saved this summer to read soon thereafter, but wasn’t…

…until just a few days ago.


But don’t think you weren’t billed -> Worse Than You Thought: Nearly Half of Online Ads Aren’t Viewed

That estimate is probably low -> You commit three felonies a day

Nothing to see here, so just move along -> 27 Edward Snowden Quotes About U.S. Government Spying That Should Send A Chill Up Your Spine

The enterprise will pay -> PGP founder, Navy SEALs uncloak encrypted comms biz

More on the display ad issue -> The $7.5 Billion Ad Swindle

Sell! -> Every Asset That Depends On Cheap, Abundant Credit (Housing, Bonds, Stocks) Is Doomed

Showed up at my door yesterday too -> Using encryption? That means the US spooks have you on file

Do as I say, not as I do -> NSA Now Revealing A Lot More About What It Does Than Snowden Leaks Did; So Is That Harming America?

I thought fly fishing was the biggest -> The Biggest Ponzi Scheme In The History Of The World

Didn’t notice -> Google Reader Apocalypse Extremely Fucking Nigh

Change of plans -> As sales plunge, Barnes & Noble says it will stop making Nook tablets; e-readers live on

Still haven’t noticed -> The Big Comparison Of Google Reader RSS Feed Alternatives

1% inspiration, 99% perspiration -> The Rise Of The Million Dollar, One-Person Business


Because you really want vibrations in your pocket? -> Why you think your phone is vibrating when it is not

Worthless, like display ads -> AT&T prepping sale of customers’ anonymous location information and Web, app usage data

Good stuff! -> This Graphic Guides You to the Healthiest Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

I’m already sold -> Try a Mono Running Line on Your Switch Rod

Reset thy browser -> Cookies when you need them, not when others need them to track you

Interesting, if not innovative -> MailDrop Provides Persistent, No-Frills Burner Email Accounts

Ignore the issue -> How To Stop AT&T From Selling Your Private Data To Advertisers

Excellence -> Unity With The Universe – h/t Pete McDonald

More do as I say -> National Intelligence Lawyer Wonders Why People Are Fine With Sharing Data On Facebook But Not With The Government

That smartphone doesn’t smile though -> Thanks to smartphones, Amazon is softly killing retail shopping and is better at it than Google

Next -> There’s No Hiding from the NSA

Inevitable -> PRISM revelations result in lost business for US cloud companies

Talking the book -> Jim Rogers: “The Whole ‘Economic’ World Is Artificial… It’s Going To End Very Badly”

SPOILER: Detroit! -> The Funniest Chart From Today’s Case-Shiller Update

Buy toilet paper by the truckload -> How to Start a Bulk-Buying Co-Op with Your Friends and Family

We walk? -> What Happens When The Oil Runs Out?

Amazing! -> A year without food

Because Europe isn’t fine? -> If “Europe Is Fine” Why Is Deutsche Bank Deleveraging At The Fastest Pace Since The Crisis of 2011?

Ignorance of the law is definitely no excuse now -> The entire US Code is now online in XML

No, but modernized implementations are -> More Encryption Is Not the Solution


Not participating -> Want to sell some Kurt Vonnegut fan fiction? Now you can, on Amazon’s Kindle Worlds

Goofy -> Armed agents raid animal shelter for baby deer – h/t Glenn Reynolds

Thought it was already here -> Why Another Great Real Estate Crash Is Coming

En how! -> 7 Reasons Why WordPress Made PHP Popular, not PHP Frameworks

Stating the obvious -> Magazine Ad Revenues Plunge; Google Collects Half of Mobile Internet Ads; Cannibalization of Ad Market

Getting fatter every day -> Quantitative Eating: Fewer Americans Are Exercising In 2013 Compared To 2012

Martyrdom?-> 2 E-Mail Services Shut Down to Protect Customer Data

iPhones are for the anti-social -> Apple Needs A New Roadmap, Again

Figure it out already -> How I have lost over 100 pounds and don’t know how

You can run but you can’t hide -> You Might Have an Invisible Facebook Account Even if You Never Signed Up

Listen to Schneier -> The NSA Is Commandeering the Internet

Southern Californians are shocked! -> When It Comes To Internet Porn, The US Is Firmly Ahead Of Everyone

Indeed -> The Coupon Code Is A Slap In The Face

First ever? -> Southwick Associates Offers First Report of its Kind to Identify the True Size of the Sportfishing Market in America

Someone doesn’t want that Dell deal done -> Snowden downloaded NSA secrets while working for Dell, sources say

A show about nothing about a website about nothing -> Seinfeld Saw Facebook Coming 12 Years Ahead Of Time

Don’t outshine the librarian -> Library director says 9-year-old should ‘step aside’ to let others win reading contest

MG signing off (because the feed reader is now cleared)

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